Error: “NMFTU-3903-3: No Mapping For the Unicode Character Exists in the Target Multi-Byte Code Page” in Log File When Running Command Line Batch Report As Scheduled Task (Doc ID 2100131.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 15.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 15.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to run P6 Professional command line batch reports about resources via a scheduled task, the following error occurs in the log file. No error appears when running the reports when logged into the P6 Professional client. Other non resource reports work fine.

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ERROR
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Event Code NMFTU-3903-3

Error in log file:
TCVirtualTable.LoadDelayedMemo: table=(Resource), sql=(SELECT rsrc_notes FROM rsrc WHERE rsrc_id=:rsrc_id), Exception=(No mapping for the Unicode character exists in the target multi-byte code page)

STEPS TO REPRODUCE
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Create a scheduled task
  2. Set it to run the needed reports using command line "C:\Program Files\Oracle\Primavera P6\P6 Professional\pm.exe" /username=username /password=password /actionscript="path to xml" /logfile="path to logfile"
  3. Observe error in log file: TCVirtualTable.LoadDelayedMemo: table=(Resource), sql=(SELECT rsrc_notes FROM rsrc WHERE rsrc_id=:rsrc_id), Exception=(No mapping for the Unicode character exists in the target multi-byte code page)

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Cause

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